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executive order by president obama requiring local governments and federal agencies to account for climate change when they undertake big new projects. for more, we're joined from washington by margaret tolive. if we're just catching up here, what were those changes? what was the executive order saying? >> so the executive order is telling federal agencies and local governments and especially federal agencies to analyze all of the risks that climate change may have to their missions and what they do, to talk about what they are already doing and what they should be doing and sets up a task force to put all of these suggestions and recommendations together and analysis over the next nine months. >> does the forecast have any teeth or how does it work across the different agencies? >> what is interesting about this task force is it is laying down the policy inside the obama administration for the sort of stuff he can't do through congress and so the real question comes to funding. we need "x" amount of dollars to rebridge this bridge, shore up this shoreline, work on roads and infrastructure
. we look at the effect of the shutdown on congress. president obama has pressed the republican-led house of representatives to follow the senate's lead and pass a immigration reform bill. speaker boehner says immigration reform is an important subject that needs to be addressed and said he was, quote, hopeful. this weekend the governor from california became the first republican that said he would sponsor legislation that would give millions of undocumented immigrants a pathway to citizenship. for more on immigration reform this year, we're joined by washington from alan gomez. alan, first question. how significant is this announcement by the california republican congressman yesterday that he'll co sponsor legislation with democrats, talking about immigration? >> if you're a democrat in the house, it's very significant. they're hoping he's first of several that will be coming on board. they have a most wanted list of about a dozen house republicans that are interested in some sort of bill that includes a pathway to citizenship. but that's always going to remain in the minority
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